This website monitors the 5G market, assessing progress towards EU policy goals such as the 5G Action Plan, the 5G Security Toolbox and the Digital Decade.


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5G Observatory Scoreboard

The scoreboard provides an overview of the state of 5G in the European Union. It is updated regularly.

Latest News in Europe

European Commission approves Orange and MásMóvil merger

The Commission has approved the merger with a series of remedies to stave off competition concerns.

Belgian government to fund additional 5G pilot projects

A total of eight new projects will be funded in various fields.

Nokia rolls out deep sleep power-saving mode

The Finnish vendor says French mobile operator Orange will be the first customer to use this technology.

New Report reveals European cities with the best 5G experience

It says Berlin is a clear frontrunner for 5G quality.

Nokia, A1 and Microsoft trial 5G edge cloud network slicing

Vendor Nokia and Austrian mobile operator A1 say they have completed the first 5G edge cloud network slicing trial with Microsoft.

Elisa launches 5G standalone subscription

The mobile operator says it’s the first mobile operator in Finland to launch standalone 5G.

GSOA & ESA to collaborate on 5G & 6G space-based systems

The Global Satellite Operators Association (GSOA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a new collaboration agreement.

Bite Lithuania claims it has the fastest 5G network

The operator says its network now reaches a speed of 275.6 Mb/s in some areas.

Nokia launches new private 5G product in Europe

The new product is a compact solution designed for small- to medium-size businesses and the logistics industry.

All news in Europe

Latest News outside Europe

China claims operators have deployed 3.38 million 5G base stations

China’s regulator, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) made the announcement last week.

Vodafone and Microsoft sign ten-year partnership

The operator has announced a new wide-ranging agreement with the tech giant.

Nearly 40% of the world is now covered by 5G says ITU

The UN agency has released a tranche of new data for the Facts and Figures 2023 update.

T-Mobile uses standalone 5G and network slicing at Formula 1 race

The operator was the official wireless provider for the Las Vegas Grand Prix.

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